Comfort is queen, right? But sometimes too much comfort, as in a massive box of furry stuffing, compromises performance. Fischer's wide boots have extra room in the right places but maintain a high-performance snugness through the instep and ankle. Testers loved the way this set-up nailed the four F's: fit, function, feel, fun. "I could ski all day in these. First pair of boots I'd ski without tweaking," said Lee Ann Ross. Notes: Rapid Slide system makes entry and exit super easy, dual eliptical cam canting provides easy lateral adjustment range, heat system ready cuff feature makes for easy racking of battery pack, profiled heel plates provide better grip for hiking and walking, H.I.P.E. liner maximizes warmth through layering of mesh and an aluminum coating.